religieux

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French religieux. Doublet of religious.

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NounEdit

religieux (plural religieux)

  1. A man bound by monastic vows; a monk.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for religieux in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French religieus, from Latin religiōsus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.li.ʒjø/
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AdjectiveEdit

religieux (feminine religieuse, masculine plural religieux, feminine plural religieuses)

  1. religious

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DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: religiøs
  • German: religiös
  • Norwegian Bokmål: religiøs
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: religiøs
  • Romanian: religios
  • Swedish: religiös

NounEdit

religieux m (plural religieux, feminine religieuse)

  1. a religious person (man)
  2. (Catholicism) a person (man) who is a member of a religious institute, or society, in which the member takes a public vow and lives a fraternal life in common; friar; monk

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